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Author Reece, William O
Title Dukes' Physiology of Domestic Animals
Imprint Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2015
©2015
book jacket
Edition 13th ed
Descript 1 online resource (763 pages)
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Note Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Tributes to Drs H. Hugh Dukes and Melvin J. Swenson -- About the companion website -- Section I Neurophysiology -- Chapter 1 Nervous Tissue -- Division of the nervous system -- Cells of the nervous system -- Extracellular environment of the CNS -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 2 Electrochemical Basis of Neuronal Function -- Distribution of intracellular and extracellular ions -- Resting membrane potential -- Graded potential -- Action potential -- Propagation of action potentials -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 3 Synaptic Transmission -- Neurotransmitters -- Receptors for neurotransmitters -- Neuromuscular synapse -- Boutons en passage -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 4 Somatic and Visceral Senses -- Properties of sensory receptors -- Transduction of receptor stimulus -- Ascending sensory pathways -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 5 Olfaction and Gustation -- Olfaction -- Gustation -- Self-evaluation -- Answers -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 6 Auditory System -- External and middle ears -- Inner ear -- Central pathways for hearing -- Auditory reflex -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 7 Visual System -- Structure of the eye -- Photoreceptor cells -- Transduction of visual signals -- Visual acuity -- Pathways of visual signals -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 8 Motor System -- Voluntary motor control -- Reflex motor control -- Rhythmic motor control -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 9 Vestibular System -- Vestibular organ -- Transduction of vestibular stimulus -- Detection of head movement -- Vestibular nerve and central pathways
Nystagmus -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 10 Autonomic Nervous System -- Organization of the autonomic nervous system -- Sympathetic division -- Parasympathetic division -- Neurotransmitters and their receptors -- Micturition -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Section II Body Fluids and Homeostasis -- Chapter 11 Body Water: Properties and Functions -- Physicochemical properties of solutions -- Distribution of body water -- Water balance -- Dehydration, thirst, and water intake -- Adaptation to water lack -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 12 The Composition and Functions of Blood -- General characteristics -- Leukocytes -- Erythrocytes -- Fate of erythrocytes -- Iron metabolism -- Anemia and polycythemia -- Hemostasis: prevention of blood loss -- Prevention of blood coagulation -- Tests for blood coagulation -- Plasma and its composition -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 13 Fundamentals of Acid-Base Balance -- Introduction to acid-base balance -- Maintenance of acid-base balance -- Intracellular potassium and hydrogen ion concentration relationships -- Acid-base balance disturbances -- Evaluation of acid-base status -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 14 Body Temperature and Its Regulation -- Body temperature -- Physiologic responses to heat -- Physiologic responses to cold -- Hibernation -- Hypothermia and hyperthermia -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Section III The Kidneys and Urinary System -- Chapter 15 The Renal System: Structures and Function -- Gross anatomy of the kidneys and urinary system -- The nephron -- The juxtaglomerular apparatus -- Innervation -- Overview of urine formation -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 16 Glomerular Filtration and Tubular Transport
Glomerular filtration -- Tubular transport -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 17 Maintenance of Extracellular Fluid Hydration -- Countercurrent mechanism -- Concentration of urine -- Urine concentration failure -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 18 Kidney Regulation of Extracellular Volume and Electrolytes -- Regulation of extracellular fluid osmolality and volume -- Regulation of extracellular fluid electrolytes -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 19 Micturition, Characteristics of Urine, and Renal Clearance -- Micturition -- Characteristics of mammalian urine -- Renal clearance -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 20 Kidney Function in Birds -- Gross anatomy -- Formation of urine -- Composition of urine -- The avian salt gland -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Section IV Respiration -- Chapter 21 Overview of the Respiratory System -- Respiratory apparatus -- Factors associated with breathing -- Pulmonary volumes and capacities -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 22 Physical and Mechanical Aspects of Respiration -- Physical principles of gas exchange -- Mechanics of respiration -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 23 Pulmonary Ventilation and Transport of Gases -- Pulmonary ventilation -- Oxygen transport -- Carbon dioxide transport -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 24 Regulation of Respiration -- Regulation of respiration -- Neural control of ventilation -- Humoral control of respiration -- Related regulation factors -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 25 Other Functions of the Respiratory System -- Respiratory clearance -- Panting -- Purring -- Pathophysiology terminology -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers
Chapter 26 Respiration in Birds -- Avian respiratory anatomy -- Mechanics of ventilation -- Gas exchange -- Control of ventilation -- Pulmonary defense mechanisms -- Applied physiology and practical concerns -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Section V Muscle Physiology -- Chapter 27 Physiology of Skeletal Muscle -- Overview of muscle physiology -- Skeletal muscle -- Skeletal muscle harnessing -- Microstructure of skeletal muscle -- The neuromuscular junction -- Depolarization of muscle fibers -- Skeletal muscle contraction -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 28 Physiology of Smooth Muscle -- Smooth muscle types -- Microstructure of smooth muscle -- Smooth muscle contraction -- Contrasts between smooth and skeletal muscle contraction -- Smooth muscle contraction stimuli -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 29 Physiology of Cardiac Muscle, Muscle Adaptations, and Muscle Disorders -- Cardiac muscle -- Excitation-contraction coupling -- Muscle adaptations -- Muscle disorders -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Section VI The Cardiovascular System -- Chapter 30 The Heart and Vasculature: Gross Structure and Basic Properties -- Gross structure -- Cardiovascular system -- Dynamic parameters -- Vascular resistance -- Vascular compliance -- The heart -- Properties of myocardial cells -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 31 Electrophysiology of the Heart -- Structural basis for electrical activation of the heart -- Some fundamental electrophysiological principles -- Cardiac action potentials -- Fast- and slow-response action potentials -- Propagation of action potentials -- Spontaneous initiation of action potentials -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 32 The Electrocardiogram and Cardiac Arrhythmias
Surface representation of cardiac electrical activity (electrocardiogram) -- Mechanisms of cardiac arrhythmias -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 33 Mechanical Activity of the Heart -- Heart as a pump -- Pressure and volume events of a cardiac cycle -- Measurement of cardiac output -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 34 Regulation of the Heart -- Intrinsic regulation of cardiac function -- Extrinsic regulation of cardiac function -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 35 Control Mechanisms of the Circulatory System -- Introduction: systemic pressure and flow -- Nervous control -- Neurohumoral regulating mechanisms -- Reflex control mechanisms -- Long-term regulation of blood pressure -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 36 Microcirculation, Lymph, and Edema -- Functional organization of the vascular bed -- Microcirculatory exchange between blood and interstitial fluid -- The lymphatic system -- Edema -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 37 Pulmonary Circulation -- Anatomy -- Pressures -- Pulmonary blood volume -- Pulmonary blood flow -- Pulmonary edema -- Regulation of vasomotor tone -- Pulmonary hypertension -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 38 Special Circulations -- Regional distribution of cardiac output -- Coronary circulation -- Cerebral circulation -- Cutaneous circulation -- Skeletal muscle circulation -- Splanchnic circulation -- Fetal and neonatal circulation -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 39 Heart Sounds and Murmurs -- Heart sounds -- Classification of heart sounds -- Transient sounds -- Cardiac murmurs -- Self-evaluation -- Suggested reading -- Answers -- Chapter 40 Hypertension, Heart Failure, and Shock -- Hypertension -- Heart failure -- Shock
Self-evaluation
This fully revised new edition of the classic reference on domestic animal physiology provides detailed descriptions of animal function and dysfunction, with an emphasis on clinical relevance and pedagogical features to enhance learning.  Presents in-depth, comprehensive descriptions of domestic animal function and dysfunction  Emphasizes clinical relevance, with clinical correlations, notes of relevance, and self-assessment questions featuring situations likely to be faced in practice  Offers pedagogical features, including chapter outlines and introductions, key terms throughout the book, additional images, questions to enhance learning, and self-assessment exercises  Distills the most useful information for ease of use, with improved continuity and reduced repetition  Includes a companion website offering review questions and answers and the figures from the book in PowerPoint
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Reece, William O. Dukes' Physiology of Domestic Animals Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2015 9781118501399
Subject Domestic animals -- Physiological aspects
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Alt Author Erickson, Howard H
Goff, Jesse P
Uemura, Etsuro E
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